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's. here is lisa baden. >> a good morning indeed. they're clearing overnight construction out of the way. taking interstate 95 between 95 and baltimore. overnight construction is gone. this is live at 270. now to the news desk. >> thank you. >>> our top story, the d.c. sniper's final hours. john mohamed's reign of terror will ends with a lethal injection. >> courtney robinson is live in jarrett more on his final day. good morning. >> a lot of eotion for a lot of people. 9:00 p.m. tonight here at the greensville correctional center, john muhammad will be put to death. his attorneys have argued he is mentally ill. his only chance is if the governor stays the execution. it is unlikely. it was a three-week murderous rampage that terrorize the capital region in 2002. >> my interest would be for him to show remorse. >> bob meyers plans to watch the execution. he killed his brother dean at this manassas gas station on october 9, 2002. it was for dean meyers' murdered that john muhammad receives the ultimate punishment. >> we always will how the loss of our brother and the scars of wh
's take a morning again to lisa baden. >> everything seems to be running in our favor. we will give you normal travel times in case you want to take the dulles greenway or the dulles toll road. good on 270 to get into montgomery county. a nice ride on the beltway in montgomery county. we will go to the camera and show you headlights northbound up to the beltway running smoothly. >> thank you. >>> officials are launching a new bus service today to get more cars off the roads. they will make four morning trips from woodbridge to tysons corner. it will pick up passengers at the 95-123 commuter lot and stop at 16 locations in tysons corner. there will be four returned evening trips. >>> 47 degrees. >> east meets west. we will check out how germany is marking two decades since the berlin wall opened the border. >> you are watching abc 7's "good morning washington," with doug mckelway, alison starling, meteorologist brian van de graaff, weather, and lisa baden, traffic. this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> welcome back. in our top stories, more safety questions surrounding met
in to darkness. plus, face-to-face lisa nowak apologizes to the woman she's accused of stalking. we will have those stories and more just >>> brazil has emerged from a widespread power outage that plunged many major cities in to darkness for hours. rio and other cities were the dark more than two hour and millions were affected. the power outage is prompting concerns about the country's ability to host the olympic games in 2016. >>> the new york police department is looking at two more incidents involving foreign missions receiving suspicious packages of white proud powder. envelopes were sent to the french, australiaian and other foreign mission thousand the united nations. the powdered were examined and found to be nontoxic hoaxes. >>> former nasa astronaut and rockville native lisa nowak is a free woman. a judge sentenced her to two years probation after a courtroom apology to hero man tick rival. >> reporter: when former as strow naught lisa nowak walked in to the courtroom on monday she had to admit her guilt and face the woman she's accused of driving across the country to attack, roman
on board were put onto other flights. >>> lisa nowak, the former nasa astronaut who drove across the country to attack a romantic rival, will begin serving out her probation after pleading guilty tuesday and coming face to face with her victim. nbc's jeff rossen is in orlando with more. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: natalie, good morning to you. this was supposed to be a pretty routine hearing, but that changed quick. after years of saying she didn't do it, lisa nowak, that nasa astronaut, now says, yes, i did it pleading guilty. she even turned to apologize to the victim herself. >> i am glad to have the opportunity to apologize to you, ms. shipman, in person. i am sincerely sorry for causing fear and misunderstanding and all of the intense public exposure that you have suffered. i hope very much that we can all move forward from this with privacy and peace. >> reporter: lisa nowak coming clean and pleading guilty. >> lisa nowak hunted me down and attacked me in a dark parking lot. >> reporter: her hands shaking, her voice quivering. the victim, colleen shipman, told the judg
starling, meteorologist brian van de graaff, weather, and lisa baden, traffic. this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> in our top stories, more safety questions surrounding metro. the transit agency has blocked independent monitors from doing safety checks along the tracks since this spring. metro says these monitors are allowed if they have a safety escort. >> president obama will meet with benjamin not to your note at the white house this evening. relations have been strained since he rejected the demand to halt settlements in the west bank. they want leaders to relaunch stalled peace talks. >> per kaine ida stilt -- hurricane ida still remains a threat. a state of emergency has been declared in louisiana. at least one of the 24 deaths in el salvador are being blamed on the storm. >>> today marks the 20th anniversary of the fall of the berlin wall. the wall was erected in 1961. it's separated families. soldiers were ordered to shoot any east german who try to get through. the wall came down 20 years later. more than 10,000 east germans crossed the border into west germ
and tuesday. we spoke to lisa robinson, and they explain what attorneys will be looking for for jurors to be sitting on this case. >> mayor dixon's life is so hectic, she could have easily lost awareness it those rare gift cards she had gotten or if they belonged to someone else -- if those gift cards she had gotten belonged to her or someone else. women would certainly be something we did want to have. >> the prosecution wants the opposite, focused people, elderly, and he projects the trial will last about 10 days. that would give the case to the jurors just before thanksgiving. reporting live at city hall, kim dacey, wbal tv 11 news. >> jury selection beginning tomorrow, and 11 news will have a team of reporters covering the case on their an online at wbaltv.com. -- on air and online. and man were shot near the harbor house complex around 1:30 this morning -- a man was shot. police say he is in serious condition. there is no word tonight on a suspect or motive in this case. we are learning more about the maryland soldier who was one of 13 people killed in that deadly shooting rampage
mckelway, alison starling, meteorologist brian van de graaff, weather, and lisa baden, traffic. this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> in our top stories, unless tim kaine steps in, convicted sniper john allen muhammad will be executed tonight. he is scheduled to die by lethal injection at 9:00 p.m. at the greensville correctional center in jarrett, va.. the u.s. supreme court denied his last-minute appeal. " bill clinton will address senate democrats at their weekly luncheon today. the senate is facing a big challenges in passing their health care bill. there are deep divisions over the public option and abortion. >> tropical storm ida brings heavy rain and some flooding. the center of the storm is about 60 miles southwest of mobile, alabama. it is expected to move eastward and number 4. >> there will be free swine flu vaccines today in fairfax and thursday. they will be given out of their five county locations. it will be available to all children between 6 months old and 18 years old. pregnant women can also get the vaccine. >>> the world health organization ha
, it was an emotional scene in a florida courtroom on tuesday. lisa nowak, the astronaut who drove 1,000 miles from texas to florida to attack a romantic rival pled guilty, and then the judge made her turn around and apologize to her victim. she was then given a year's probation. we're going to get more details, coming up. >>> plus, tennis legend andre agassi spent years getting attention and trophies for his dazzling performances on the court, but lately, he's been making headlines for a different reason. a bombshell book is out in which he talks about using crystal meth, his doomed marriage to brooke shields, and the fact that he actually hates tennis with a "dark and secret passion." he's going to talk about all that this morning in his first live interview since all this came out. this is surprising. >> an amazing, amazing story. >>> plus, it is veterans day, as we know, and we have vets and members of the military on the plaza to see one of the biggest rock bands in the world, bon jovi. they're goin to be live in concert a little later on. can't wait for that. >>> but we begin in virginia wher
to chicago, with 124 unsuspecting passengers on board. lisa stark is in allentown, pennsylvania, this morning, and has the latest for us. good morning, lisa. >> reporter: good morning, robin. it's called from bottle to throttle, the time when a pilot is allowed to have a drink and get into the cockpit. the general rule is 8 hours. united airlines even stricter, ten hours from bottle to throttle. this event apparently happened because a co-worker of this pilot blew the whistle, notified authorities. that started the whole chain of events. united flight 949, with 124 passengers and a crew of 11, was ready to push back from the gate at london's heathrow airport and head to chicago when authorities came on board and removed the pilot from the cockpit. he's been identified as 51-year-old erwin washington, shown here years ago, while in the air force. reached early this morning, a heathrow spokesman nfirmed, the pilot, one of three on board the plane, was given a breathalyzer test. and found to have exceeded the legal limit for pilots in the u.k., which is significantly more strict for driver than
romantic rival agreed to a plea agreement in an orlando courtroom today. lisa nowak pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery and felony burglary. she received one year of probation and 50 hours of community service. nowak is accused of driving from houston to orlando and attacking colleen shipman in an airport parking lot. after nearly three years, shipman is still shaken by the incident. >> i constantly look over my shoulder trying to keep track of everyone around me so i can't be a victim to a surprise attack again.xd oppq2u toñr apologize to ms. shipman in person. i am sincerelyñr sorry for causg fear and misunderstanding and all the public exposure i have gone through. >> the judge in the case said her lack of criminal history and record of service to the country factored into his decision to give lisa nowak probation. >>> 12 people have been charged with borrowing more than $140,000 in books from colleges and community libraries in maryland. and then selling them for cash. jane watrel is here with more on that. >> reporter: the thefts included books from 12 of the 18 prince geo
star crossed astronauts. what's ahead for lisa nowak after she pleaded guilty for attacking a rival lover. >>> sammy sosa insists he's not trying to lighten his skin. let's look at the picture. why he says he's looking so different. >>> hi, i'm from new york. i'm giving a shout for all the ones out serving our country. right now we are thinking about you and we love you. take care, blessed thing. god love you. >> a lot of viewers with the same sentiment on this ved rans da -- veterans day. thank you, veterans. >>> a hydroelectric dam had problems. this happened in brazil. power was out in paraguay, uruguay. some are concerned what will world will think because the olympics and world cup are coming there. >>> a former astronaut is getting probation for her attack on a romantic rival. i know you remember this story. lisa nowak pleaded guilty to reduced charges for confront ag woman in an airport parking lot. reports say she drove from houston to orlando and followed shipman to her car. shipman says she is still haunted by what happened. >> i know in my heart when lisa nowak attacked m
drama in the case of former nasa astronaut lisa nowak. she pleaded guilty on tuesday to attacking a romantic rival and came face to face with that rival in a -- rather a tearful victim. nbc's jeff rossen was in the courtroom. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: mhey, meredith, god morning to you. as we've seen time and time again, love triangles usually get messy and end pretty badly. this one was really messy and ended really badly. it made headlines three years ago. remember this story? this is the astronaut from nasa who drove across the country to attack a romantic rival, another woman who was dating the man that she was dating. well, after three years, she now admits, yes, i did it. she pled guilty. and in court yesterday, when she said to the judge, i want to apologize to the victim, the judge said, okay, turn around and do it to her face. >> i'm glad i got the opportunity to apologize to you, ms. shipman, in person. i am sincerely sorry for causing fear and misunderstanding and all of the intense public exposure that you have suffered. i hope very much that we can all move for
by constellation energy group] >> welcome to "11 news sunday morning." i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm deborah weiner in for kate amara. our top stories in jome. first a look outside with john collins. >> an indicator, i didn't have to scrape the windshield this morning. temperatures are above freezing, not below freezing. in addition to the chilly air we have, we have a hurricane moving into the gulf of mexico. still the tropical storm and hurricane season. still winter -- hardly winter-like at this stage. we are headed toward spring-like weather. more on that in a mome. as we were yesterday morning, storm-free around the mid-atlantic region. i have had to resort the national radar imaginary to show you where the storms are. a little bit more action in the pacific northwest as yesterday. northern plains. also up in the state of maine and the maritime provinces of canada. here's the rain sorted with ida moving into the gulf of mexico. we'll talk about these weather systems and how at the moment they are not affecting us at all. see you in a few minutes. >> the house of representatives -- >> the ameri
to the financial crisis. >>> lisa noah, the former astronaut who drove 1,000 miles to confront a romantic rival with another astronaut pled guilty to charges. facing earlier more serious charges she could have received a life sentence. instead, under a plea deal, she got a year of probation and 50 hours of community service. >>> and 400 years after locking up galileo just for challenging the view that the earth was the center of the universuniverse, vatican has decided to join the search for alien life. the roman catholic church recently held a five-day conference, including a variety of scientists to study the possibility of extra treft real life. if eye lee yes or no life were discovered, they would be considered, quote, part of creation. >>> the dow opens at 10246 after adding 20 points on tuesday. but the s&p last a fraction. and the nasdaq lost 2 points. taking a look at overseas trading, in tokyo, the nikkei ddq )jjt the hang seng rose 359 points. >>> well, yesterday's gains on the dow were modest, they were enough to set a new high for the yearfollowing in step with a day that was optimi
>> welcome to "11 news sunday morning." i'm lisa robinson. top stories in just a moment. first, a look outside with meteorologist john collins. >> beautiful morning. absolutely beautiful. chilly, but not as cold as yesterday. we're doing this in steps and getting this to a level that we're probably not going to see much more of because we're getting deeper into autumn and approaching winter as the days get shorter. it's just over -- well, the days are getting shorter. 18 hours of sunlight. 18 hours of sunlight stuck in there. anyway, the days are getting shorter, and there is less time to enjoy what we see here. druid hills park. our view overlooking its park. radar doesn't have much to show around here. stormy weather out in the northern plains. also unsettled weather in the gulf of mexico and the caribbean. that's all because of hurricane ida. we'll dach about that and will ida get close? the forecast is just ahead. >> and america and the american people won today. >> the house of representatives passes a historic health care reform to provide coverage to millions more americ
the former astronaut accused of trying to kidnap romantic rival. lisa nowak is due in court today. you'll hear about a plea deal on the table plus michael jackson's father is challenging his son's will. he says the executors of his son's will made a big mistake. >>> the former astronaut accused of attacking another woman, lisa nowak will be in court in florida. the deal has some conditions. they're not giving details, though. nowak pled not guilty to attempted kidnapping and other charges. the woman she allegedly attacked is expected to be there today as well. >>> new this morning, basketball legend kareem abdul ba ja bar has revealed he has cancer. here is rafer with more on the story. it just caused a ripple of reaction in the newsroom. >> because he's a young guy and such a well known guy. kareem abdul-jabbar is only 62 years old, one of the greatest of all time. now he says he has a rare form of blood cancer called chronic myeloid leukemia. his doctor told him it is not a death sentence. he is trying to raise awareness and give hope to others who may have the disease. he approached
was preparing to leave for afghanistan. >>> turning now to dr. lisa van sustern, a psychiatrist who has been following this case for us. we had you on after it first happened and wanted to invite you back now four days later, can we make any more sense of this and rationalize how someone can do this? >> the sense that we can make of this is as follows, and this is a preliminary investigation, it may be that major hasan was affected about some of his religious views, it may be that he was affected by his opposition to the wars in afghanistan and iraq. but mostly, what we are seeing, is a catastrophic emotional instability that may have occurred as a result of potentially preexisting conditions, but certainly the trauma of listening to others being traumatized over the years. >> there is an extraordinary article, i mentioned that, on time.com and for this man, for psychiatrists and therapists in general. when they hear about the things the returning soldiers are telling them about, it can impact them emotionally. >> tony, you are so right. this is called secondary trauma. listening to stories
co-pays and out of pocket expen expenses. lisa sylvester explains. >> reporter: for many u.s. workers, it's open enrollment time, when workers choose their company-sponsored health care plans for next year. what they're finding, many corporations have scaled back. workers will have to pay higher out-of-pocket a company that advises corporations on benefit plans four out of ten employers are raising workers' deductibles and co-payments next year. >> health care costs are still rising faster than pay, rising faster than profits, rising faster than almost any other input. and so those costs have to be shared. and one way to do that is to increase the out of pocket costs for people who use health care services. >> congress is debating a health care bill, but will it push down those rising costs that workers have to shell out? democrats think so. >> this is why this legislation is important. affordability for our middle class. it lowers cost for every patient, reigns in premiums, co-pays, and deductibles, limits out of pocket cost. >> reporter: but many americans are not persuaded that pre
rival in some kind of a love triangle, lisa nowak is due in court today. you will hear about a plea deal on the table. michael jackson's father is challenging his late son's will. he says the executors of his son's will made a big mistake. >>> good morning! hope you're awake at 17 minutes past the hour and that you're on time here. >>> president obama hopes to become the first sitting president to visit hiroshima and nagasaki, the cities hit by u.s. nukes during world war ii. it won't happen when he visits ya japan this weekend. he says his schedule is full. in the past presidents have avoided the cities so they don't appeal critical of the decisions to drop nukes. many think it saved lives ending the war. >>> another astronaut accused of attacking another woman over an ex-boyfriend may take a plea deal. lisa nowak will be in court in florida. prosecutors say the deal has some conditions but they're not giving the details. nowak pleaded not guilty to attempted kidnapping and other charges. the woman she allegedly attacked is expected to be there today as well. that ought to be interestin
for the astronaut,Ñi lisa nowak. she is expected in a florida court tomorrow. if a deal is reached, prosecutors say she may not get any jail time at all. in 2007, nowak wasñr accused of driving from houston to florida to go after another woman. she is facing attempted kidnapping charges as well as assault. a trial could start as early as zch a plea deal. a plea deal. >>> the manÑ blackmail david letterman,ñr whe he is expected to ask that it be thrown out. prosecutors say halderman, who is a producer for cbs news, threatened to go after letterman unless he gave him $2 million. letterman admitted on the show later he had sex with women that worked for him. >>> a hearing over michael jackson's estate is going forward today. joe jackson claimed yesterday that his son believed his old friends, john brett kau and mcclain defrauded him. and now they are executors of the estate. they are saying joe jackson's statement are not worthy of comment. >>> a pair of nines is all it took to win the world series of poker. joe kata beat out moon. moon gets over $5 million for coming in second. the pair played 88
. >> prosecutors for former astronaut lisa nowak say they are trying to score a plea deal. the rockville, maryland, native is eected in a florida court tomorrow. if a deal is reached, prosecutors say she may not get any jail time. back in february of 2007, nowak is accused of driving from houston to orlando in a disguise to go afro man particular rival colleen shipman. no back is now facing several federal charges, including burglary and attempted kidnapping. if a plea deal isn't reached, nowak could start trial as early as next month. >> former president bill clinton will be in d.c. today to meet with senate democrats to talk about the health care legislation there. officials say the former president is scheduled to speak during the democrats' weekly caucus. as president, clinton tried but failed to revamp the nation's health care system, you recall. now he's trying to help president obama and senate democrats get through the hurdles facing the health care initiative. >>> our time right now 5:37, 53 degrees. >>> still ahead, why the mayor is catching heat for a bicycle ride. >> plus, puppies resc
psychiatrist lisa van sustern talks about what may have pushed this man over the edge. >>> and our phone bank and web chat active this morning. you have another hour to get in on this. we're here to help you deal with your debt with smarter ways to juggling your credit cards to getting out of debt. call our experts at 202-895- 3307 or log on if you would like to chat at myfoxdc.com. it's right there on the home page. you can get answers straight from the experts. my doctor told me i had to start doing things for my heart, but i wasn't ready to give up taste. sometimes, sacrifice is the name of the game. well i've heard eating whole grain oats can help lower my cholesterol. it's going to be a challenge... sure we want to lower our cholesterol, but let's be real, being healthy is tough yea (announcer) honey nut cheerios cereal tastes great and can help lower cholesterol. bee happy. bee healthy. (announcer) try apple cinnamon cheerios. ked in apple th a daring amount of cinnamon. >>> coming up on 9:00. that will do iforthis hour of fox 5 morning news but we'll turn it over to tony and allison to
. he will be tried in a military court. >>> former astronaut lisa nowak, pleads guilty in the nasa nowak love triangle. >> nowak pleaded guilty to one felony, burglary of a car, and one misdemeanor, battery. nowak agreed to the playplea today -- the plea today to avoid a trial scheduled for next month. she is accused of driving straight from houston to orlando, bringing along diapers so she wouldn't have to stop for the bathroom. she went to confront a romantic rival. shipman said she is still recovering. >>> an upscale new york high school is put on lockdown when a gunman takes the principal hostage. >> reporter: s.w.a.t. teams surrounded a sprawling middle and high school campus in upstate new york, with guns drawn, as a student made a daring escape from a window. the drama unfolded just before 8:00 a.m. at hissing mountain school at pine plains. about 90 miles north of new york city. town officials say former student, 42-year-old christopher craft, walked into the building and took the principal hostage. >> he produced a firearm, after he got into the school. and then he barrica
with prosecutors to plead guilt to lesser charges. >> reporter: former astronaut lisa nowak walked into the courtroom thursday. she had to admit her guilt. but perhaps worse, she had to face the woman she's accused of driving across the country to attack. romantic rival, colleen shipman. >> i'm 100% sure that nowak was coming here to murder me. >> reporter: nowak, disguised in a wig and pepper spray, confronted shipman in an orlando parking lot. shipman got away. >> now, almost three years later, i'm still reeling from her vicious attack, and i'm still trying to put my life back together. >> i am sincerely sorry for causing fear and misunderstanding and all of the intense public exposure that you have suffered. >> reporter: nowak won't go to jail. she's sentenced to time already served and one year probation. kelly cobiella, cbs news, miami. >> nowak told the judge that it would be no problem to stay away from her ex-boyfriend and shipman. nowak grew up in montgomery county and graduated from the u.s. naval academy. >>> can the markets continue the winning streak on wall street? th
's son. post a comment on our facebook page. we will read them on the air. and lisa has already written in, if the school has a contract and the player cannot abide by the school's contract, then he shouldn't play no matter who his father is. keep those thoughts coming. >>> in other news with all the negative attention weighing heavy on his heart, florida linebacker brandon spikes asked to serve a full game suspension for apparently trying to gouge the eyes of a georgia running back. spikes' coach urban meyer got criticism because he only suspended him half a game so spikes is the one stepping up and saying just suspend me a full game so we can move on. i applaud his maturity. lastly, students and faculty at the university of alabama birmingham participated in the school's oldest tradition, the gurney derby. each team has two men and two women and one nonliving passenger on the gurney which is a doll of some kind. >> so they're not real people, little pets or something. >> it would be a much bigger story if it were. that is a look at sports. >> all right, rafer, thanks so much. >>> poli
pleading guilty to attacking a romantic rival. lisa nowak pled guilty to felony burglary, a car, and misdemeanor battery to avoid a trial for next month. nowak confronted colleen shipman over their relationship with a man. she had originally been charged with attempted kidnapping and burglary. >>> overdue books, uncollected fines and missing hardbacks worth thousands on the internet. that's how police track down a ring of library thieves. gigi barnett reports, the thefts began in prince george's county and crossed several county lines. >> reporter: police say a library card became a passport for a ring of thieves. stealing more than $87,000 worth of books. >> police say each one of these suspects had a part in the library ring. in all, 12 suspects from several counties who would check out expensive library books. never return them and sell them online or to used book stores. police say the connection wasn't clear until. >> they started looking at various individuals, connecting addresses. connecting associations, such as relatives, roommates, addresses. >> reporter: now, 822 boo
plea. niece leasea nowak -- lisa nowak received one year probation. in 2007, nowak, who grew up in montgomery county, drove from houston to orlando and tried to attack shipman, after she began dating nowak's love interest. >>> grocery store in rhode island is dealing with an issue head-on. lee's offers a little war wash for shopping carts. push the carts through and a sprayer sanitizes them in just two minutes. customers say it's a great idea and they don't have to worry about getting germs on their hands. >>> a four-way kidney exchange. but kellye lynn explains, what is extraordinary is the way surgeons extracted the kidneys. >> for the first time, doctors at the university of maryland perform a kidney swap that involves retrieving the organs through the belly button. >> reporter: a week ago, emma daffit donated a kidney. >> it's amazing how fast she sprang bab. >> reporter: to -- back. >> reporter: to help her 10- year-old neighbor sean. >> he now has a chance at life. it's so incredible. >> reporter: sean minard got a kidney, but not from emmitt, who wasn't a match. instead,
what i was trained to do, doing what any soldier would do. >> lisa, you re-united with your daughter on saturday evening. i want to show a bit of that reunion. then we'll talk about it. >> oh, baby girl! >> i know, lisa, you were very worried about amber. you had talked to her right before the shooting. then for hours you had no idea how she was, if she had been hit, if she had been killed. but you knew something horrible had happened. what did it mean to you to finally hold her in your arms? >> it was an awesome feeling. she needed me there and we got there as soon as we could. and i don't think i want to leave her now. >> amber, i understand that you are going to be meeting with the president when he comes to ft. hood tomorrow for the memorial service. what's your reaction to that? >> it's crazy. i always wanted to meet him. it's always been i guess a dream of mine to just meet any president really. but i wish it could be under different circumstances. but it's something'm looking forward to. >> now he's certainly wanting to meet you. just to conclude, amber, i know you're being de
at a deputy's window, trapping inside his cruiser. animal control officers, virginia newsom and lisa shaw, showed up. chased him on to another road. the deputy left and thought the turkey had gone, too. >> as i was leave, i looked in my mirror and to see him chasing me down. came up on the side of me and literally got in front of my car and stopped me from leaving. >> reporter: but he came back. climbed up top the animal control truck. he may like the lights. >> i believe strongly that it was the lights. it was the strobe lights that had him attached to the vehicle. >> reporter: the officers took the pictures and video with their cell phones. for three weeks, he has been wobbling around route 7 in ashburn. the turkey is still on the lam. >> it is notating season and not typical for him to be looking for a hen. however, he just happens to be really out here and looking for attention. >> reporter: jim handly, news4 today. >> maybe he is trying to get away knowing thanksgiving is on the way. >>> there are a thousand ways to prepare for your turkey for thanksgiving. one method may be a recipe
. >>> >>> the former astronaut who attacked a romantic rival is pleading guilty. a judge sentenced lisa nowak to a year of probation. an she pled guilty to burglary and battery. it could have landed her in prison for life. >>> new at 6:00 a.m., potential relief for your morning commute. the montgomery county council is backing a plan to widen 270 from 24 to frederick and add reversible hot lanes. no one is sure where the money will come from. the council backed a plan to build a light rail from shady grove to clarksburg. >>> in the district, work will begin this month on replacing the eastern avenue bridge over kenilworth avenue. the crossing is so low it is often hit by trucks. the project will start this month. the road will be closed for one year. >>> a special living smart report and jessica doyle is here talking about jobs. >> that's right. we are so focused on finding people jobs right now. now, if you are looking for a job at the mall this holiday season you are not alone. the competition will be tough but we have tips to give you an edge. with unemployment topping 10% and retailers pairing expe
to authorities. lisa fletcher has more in ft. collins, colorado. good morning, lisa. >> reporter: good morning, robin. these pleas are part of a plea deal with the prosecutor's office. without it, the charge against richard heene carried a six-year prison term and a $500,000 fine. that said, both the heenes may still face jail time. the heenes will plead guilty this morning to charges related to the most-famous hoax in recent memory. as part of the plea deal, mayumi, a japanese citizen, won't be deported. in an aft, mayumi heene admitted she told her children to lie to authorities and to the media. >> a search is under way for a 6-year-old boy who may or may not have climbed into a homemade helium balloon. >> reporter: it's an image that captivated the country. transfixed and terrified that a 6-year-old boy was sailing across the sky out of control, in an experimental weather balloon. parents called police. and it set in motion an exhaustive search by land and sky. even a military blackhawk helicopter deployed. all at a cost of $55,000. when the balloon was finally grounded, no boy. hours late
the passengers. washington has been released on bail. >>> in orlando, former astronaut lisa nowak has pled guilty in connection with a bizarre plot to attack a romantic rival. before enis tensing novak apologized to colleen shipman for the pain she caused. it's been nearly three years since nowak drove across the country and confronted shipman in a parking lot. nowak will serve one year of probation. >>> a jury has delivered a stunning defeat to government in its first bid to prosecute corporate fraud related to the economic crisis. two former bear stearns hedge fund managers were found not guilty of lying to investors. their funds bet heavily in a subprime morage market at the heart of the economic collapse. prosecutors may now be less likely to bring cases like this to trial. >>> that cbs producer accused of blackmailing david letterman made his first appearance in court. joe halderman's lawyers tried to convince the judge to throw out the case. they claimed it was all a big misunderstanding. abc's carla wohl has the details. >> reporter: a clean-shaven joe halderman appeared in court where his
tips and what could get you into money trouble. in-store deals, lisa freeman of smart shop magazine is here with the best buys of the weekend. >> good morning, jenna. >> consumer reports shopping poll just came out and it said the three biggest things on the wish list this year, clothes, electronics, and toys. where will we find the best deals? >> electronics and toys are the huge thing. the big retail giants are having a huge price war. walmart, target, even amazon is getting into the game and consumers will benefit this year. jewelry, clothing, you can wait on that stuff. >> of the three, 70% on that poll say they'll purchase electronics. >> right. >> what kind of deals should people be looking for? >> the deals will be on these 32-inch lcd screens going for under $400. >> a couple years ago so much more. >> exactly right. these are great gifts. also, blu-ray players will be big. you can find them for as little as a hundred bucks this season to go go with your 32-incher. and net books are super hot. i've seen them as low as $200. some are as much as $300 depending on the model. >>
outages in that area. we will get the forecast from brian van de graaff. let's begin with lisa baden. >> we still have that issue on the inner loop of the beltway between arlington boulevard and 66 with deep water. vdot is trying to pump out of the beltway. there are numerous fender benders around town this morning. you'll find a very long commute. this picture tells the tale, doesn't it? >> it does, indeed. you see the heavier bands of rain south of town. in southern maryland, we have a wind advisory. the wind is pushing the bay water up. the winds will make it feel even more intense. take a look at the maps. the storm is turning off the coast. it will eventually weaken and move away. until then, rain, drizzle, temperatures in the 40's today and tonight and tomorrow back in the lower 50's. it will be better for the weekend. >> we will be right back. >>> a double shooting in northeast d.c. has left one man dead and another in great condition. there were found in a car at about 9:00 last night. police believe the driver lost control after being shot and then slammed into parked cars f
a can of beer. >>> lisa nowak pled guilty yesterday. she's accused of pepper spraying colleenshipman back in 2007. shipman had begun dating nowak's love interest who is an astronaut as ell. >>> the lights are flickering back on in brazil after a power loss. a huge dam sudnly went offline and that left millions of people in the darkment problem with the dam affected the bordering country of paraguay. >>> time now is 8:41. if you had the opportunity to speak to world leaders, what would you say? >> one of the fivein withers worldwide is from maryland and we will talk with her next. she's in studio. holly, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. if you had the opportunity to learn from a professional photographer, would you do it? you can this week because it's one of the many things you can do as part of photo week d.c. we're live at the washington school of photography where we have signed up for our own personal workshop. we'll tell you all about it and show you firsthand next. stay tuned. thaiou twoco >>> good morning, everybody. i'm tony perkins. getting ready for the next hour of
over an ex-boyfriend may take a plea deal. remember lisa nowak? a pretrial hearing in about 90 minutes from now. prosecutors say the deal has conditions but are not disclosing them to. nowak pleaded guilty to attempted kidnapping and other charges opinion the woman she allegedly attacked in a parking lot two years ago is expected to be at that hearing. >>> if you have the h1n1 flu virus, you should get paid sick leave from dwrour employer to stay at home. that's what connecticut senator christopher dodd is proposing as part of emergency legislation in congress. he says the idea is to make sure sick employees stay home rather than expose other people. >> for the 57 million private sector workers who do not have paid sick leave available, coming down with h1n1 means you have, you have to make a choice. either go into work sick or risk infecting co-workers or stay home and lose, of course, a very important day's pay. the center for disease control strongly recommended that you stay home until your fever has ended and for at least another 24 hours after that. this isn't just a workers' rig
and we begin with lisa baden. >> metrorail is reporting a switching problem at the west falls church metro station. therefore, orange line commuters traveling in both directions will anticipate delays. metrorail -- orange line you'll find typical volume on 66 out of manassas to commit to centreville and from 7100 to the beltway, no accidents. slope from dale city heading on to -- slow from dale city heading into springfield. that is under 95. it is not bad on the dulles greenway or the dulles tol road. usual delays from 7100 out to hunter mill road. >> we are taking it back to the 70's today. we are in the 40's this morning. the son is doing its job and quickly warning us up. let's take look at what things look like outside. the wind is out of the west. that will bring milder air and it will be a mild afternoon. 73 may be the high today. tonight, clouds will move in and tomorrow, cloudy and cooler but rainshowers look like into thursday. >>> christmas is coming to the best month. that is when the christmas tree is set to record the 85-foot tree was cut down in arizona and weighs 7,00
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